VMware Refreshes vRealize Cloud Management to Better Optimize, Protect and Modernize Customers’ Hybrid and Multi-Cloud EnvironmentsDate : 04 Feb 2021
Customers IHS Markit and Provident Mexico Benefit from
“In today’s uncertain world, enterprises are seeking to increase agility and efficiencies to remain competitive and to drive faster business growth,” said
Consistent Deployment and Operations of Apps, Infrastructure and Platform Services
Enhanced Event and Data-Driven Infrastructure Automation
- Property Groups: The ability to create, update, read and delete property groups with predefined data. This helps customers work more efficiently by reusing groups of properties, tracking resource usage and storing metadata. vRealize Automation makes the VMware Cloud templates development more powerful and dynamic by reusing these attributes and keeping them up to date;
Security Properties: The ability to create a more secure variable in Cloud Assemblyand apply it to a cloud template or ABX action. This enables customers to better secure sensitive data in encrypted form and introduces a new method to produce more secure variables for project and consumption; and,
- VMware NSX-V to NSX-T migration: This release now supports NSX-V to NSX-T migration enabling customers to benefit from multi-hypervisor, multi-cloud networking, declarative APIs for full stack automation, built-in distributed security, advanced threat protection with intrusion detection and prevention, network threat analysis, unified networking and security for cloud native applications, and consistent policy and streamlined operations across deployments.
Additionally, this new release delivers improved performance, deployment speed, increased efficiency and helps complete tasks quicker. This includes reducing the time it takes to deploy a virtual machine — a 2x improvement from vRealize Automation 8.2. (1) The new release also enables customers to distribute a deployment across cloud zones via enhancements in placement logic.
Improved Security for AI-Powered Operations
Data Security Standards:
VMwarevRealize Operations 8.3 modules meet Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 and follow the Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) for U.S.Federal data security requirements; and,
- VMware Cloud Configuration Maximums: Provides customers with better visibility into their VMware Cloud limits and their consumption relative to those limits.
Network Visibility and Troubleshooting for Applications, Networks, and Security
- Customization: Enhancements to Pinboards for users to customize persistent dashboards to preserve widget filter state at the time of pinning the ability to see others’ pinboards in the Auditor role, as well as new abilities to allow users to pin no result pins;
- Multi-Cloud: VMware Cloud on AWS edge router interface statistics for improved network troubleshooting;
- NSX-T Integrations: Data from NSX Intelligence can now be integrated for more application-centric network operations and troubleshooting visibility; and,
- VMware SD-WAN: New analytics intent for better service level agreement (SLA) monitoring and visibility with SD-WAN link utilization and metering.
Increased Visibility into Potential Issues and Support Requests Across Teams
VMware Skyline provides proactive intelligence across customers’
- Findings Catalog: New catalog provides increased visibility into all the at-risk issues and vulnerabilities that Skyline checks; and,
- Improved Support Request Visibility: A top customer request, this new feature provides Skyline Administrators with visibility of Support Requests across teams, making it easier to leverage Log Assist for automated support log bundle upload.
IHS Markit Automates Cloud Environment for Competitive Edge
IHS Markit is a business information provider headquartered in
“We are making
Provident Mexico Speeds Innovation with Cloud Adoption
Financial services firm Provident Mexico sought to drive business growth by moving all of its applications to the cloud. After selecting VMware Cloud on AWS to run workloads and apps, Provident Mexico used vRealize Cloud Management to reduce its migration risk. The solution empowered IT leaders at the firm to optimize application delivery infrastructure and innovate faster to meet business speed and agility requirements. Specifically, Provident Mexico has improved its efficiency, lowered its risk and reduced its overall capacity requirements by 30% when comparing consumption of on-premises and cloud environments.
“It’s intimidating to think about putting high-value workloads in the cloud, especially in financial services, but adopting cloud is both necessary and practical to achieve IT and business goals,” said Néstor Rodríguez, Director of Technology and Change, Provident Mexico. “It used to take me around a year and a half just to place an application in production. With
- Read the “3 Business Outcomes of How vRealize 8.3 Manages Clouds” blog post
Read the “Announcing General Availability of
VMwarevRealize Automation 8.3” blog post
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VMwareinternal analysis, Jan. 2021